Mary [Muir Hand]


[John Muir]


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[2]I have a very good portrait of you hanging here in my sitting room and I like to look at it and would greatly miss it if I could not see it - but we would be far more pleased to see you, and hear your voice; Is there no hope of your coming to this part of the world?If you ever go far east again please come this way and stop a while with us. I know you are not much interested in Nebraska but we would like to see you- A family reunion has been mentioned for next summer I do hope we all may be able to get together- If this is not possible for next summer - surely by another summer. Joanna's journey would be long - but let us hope she may be able to endure it; We are getting aged- and the family must not wait too long.Sarah's recent letter tells of your daughter Helen's improved health- it made me glad- and


Kearney, Neb.

Date Original

1909 Jan 31


Original letter dimensions: 17.5 x 26.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 18, Image 0121

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